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Victor Vitkin

Victor Vitkin, Senior Portfolio Associate, Blue Meridian Partners, joined the Foundation in 2016.

He contributes to Blue Meridian’s grantee selection process, supports individual grantee relationships, and helps assess grantee and portfolio performance.

Previously he directed the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, a program that seeks to galvanize the Russian-speaking Jewish community around the world, and was co-founder and principal of Paradigm Consulting, advising nonprofit and philanthropic organizations on strategy, program development, evaluation and sustainability.

Before that, Vitkin served as director of educational programs at the Jewish Agency for Israel, the largest Jewish nonprofit in the world, and was executive director and co-founder of One Plus One, an organization serving immigrant youth in Israel. 

Vitkin earned a BA in Management and Education at Herzen State University in Saint Petersburg, Russia, an MA in Communications and Public Relations at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA in Strategic Management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.